PROJECT TO DETERMINE FEASIBILITY OF MAJOR CITY PROJECT GAINS COUNCIL’S APPROVAL

The Tuscaloosa City Council gave the final approval on Tuesday to begin a feasibility study. This study will determine if the city should invest in a new conference center or athletic facility.

The council voted to go into a $110,000 contract agreement with C.H. Johnson consulting firm to do a feasibility study. The study will include key stakeholders in the community such as elected officials, the elevate advisory and educational facilities.

Members of the city council are thrilled with the proposal and cannot wait to see what is next for the city.

“This is definitely because of the hard work and dedication that we put into Elevate Tuscaloosa. To see us moving forward and to actually have these feasibility studies conducted just gives us even more hope and excitement for what can be taken place for Tuscaloosa in the future,” Councilwoman Raevan Howard said.

The study could begin as early as next month.

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